Position title
Packaging Coordinator
Employee Classification:  Non-exempt, Full-Time, Non-union
Reports To:  Director of Supply Chain
Job Summary

The Packaging Coordinator works closely with the Packaging Supervisor to update packaging schedules. S/He releases work orders daily for fulfillment and researches product shortages as necessary.  

Essential Duties & Responsibilities
  • Updates daily packaging schedule based on input from the packaging supervisor and demand planner.
  • Updates the inventory and planning system daily with current information/data.
  • Runs backlog reports daily to determine shortages within the system.
  • Audits backlog reports using customer scorecards, researching product shortages.
  • Releases work orders to packaging department with supporting documents.
  • Prints corresponding pallet tags and UPC codes for each work order and provides it to the packaging supervisor with the work orders.
  • Runs planned order report and determines what to produce for inventory stock.
  • Abides by customer specs requested from sales when preparing orders.
  • Reconciles completed work orders by verifying component consumption is accurate.
  • Receives completed work orders from packaging supervisor and closes them in the system.
  • Communicates with sales and shipping any shortfalls and potential product availability dates.
  • Initiates cycle counts when inventory levels are low to verify accuracy.
  • Alerts IT to low levels of packaging supplies (labels, paper, etc.) for replenishment.
  • Works with other departments/locations to meet their inventory needs.
  • Backs up the Production Scheduler in his/her absence.
  • Is reliable and punctual in reporting for work as scheduled.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office and previous experience with QAD a plus
  • Resilient with a positive attitude
  • Self-motivated and solid work ethic
  • Flexibility
Education & Experience
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Associate degree preferred
  • Previous experience in business planning and scheduling preferred
Physical Requirements
  • Ability to lift 25 lbs. unassisted
  • Occasional standing and walking
  • Frequent sitting, bending, pushing, and pulling

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a complete listing of competencies, duties or responsibilities required for this job. Job requirements may change at any time. Employee signature below constitutes employee’s understanding of the requirements and essential functions of the position.

Job Location
Cleveland, OH
Date posted
April 16, 2021
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